A Sikh family was badly beaten in Bangalore by a mob. The mob demanded the family give up certain properties in the area. The family refused and became victims of the attack. The victim says he has written letters to the Akal Takht and SGPC to seek their help in getting justice as the local police have refused to take any action. The man spoke with a reporter over the phone to explain his side of the story.
The video clearly shows the unprovoked attack occurring on a CCTV.
A Bangalore-based retired Sikh Army officer, whose wife and two sons were allegedly assaulted and threatened, has approached Sri Akal Takht Sahib requesting it to use its influence on the Karnataka government to give him justice in the case.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday spoke to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to seek his intervention to ensure justice for a Sikh family assaulted by miscreants in Bangalore.Capt Amarinder called up his Karnataka counterpart to express concern over the brazen attack on the family members of retired Sikh army officer Colonel RS Uppal.He urged Siddaramaiah to provide protection to the family and to direct the police to arrest the culprits immediately and bring them to book.
The Karnataka chief minister assured Capt Amarinder of all support from his government to Uppal’s family, an official spokesperson said.Uppal’s wife and two sons were assaulted, with his son Harmeet, an IT professional working in the US, brutally attacked, leaving him with multiple fractures and other serious injuries.Taking cognisance of media reports of the incident, Amarinder decided to get in touch with his Karnataka counterpart to seek his personal intervention in the matter, especially in view of Uppal’s charges that the Bangalore police failed to provide them with security despite complaints of threats received earlier from unknown persons.